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Sofia Coppola’s ”Somewhere,” a story about an actor dealing with the emptiness of his life thanks to his child, won the top Golden Lion prize at … Continue reading Sofia Coppola's 'Somewhere' Wins Top Venice Prize

Electronic trio The xx tonight have the Mercury Prize for their debut album xx.. . . The south London band won the revered prize ahead of 11 other … Continue reading The xx scoop music's Mercury Prize

Indie trio The xx landed the Mercury Prize for their debut album xx.. . The south London band won the prize ahead of 11 other shortlisted acts at a … Continue reading Indie outfit win Mercury Prize

Two Canadian authors have been longlisted for the £50,000 ($80,000) Man Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the world’s most prestigious literary … Continue reading Two Canadians in running for Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Meet Princess Abby, a four-year-old purebred chihuahua with a mug only a mother could love. With piles of personality, a unique look, and some unusual dance moves, the 6-pound canine easily won the title of “World’s Ugliest Dog” at the 22nd Annual Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California on June 25. Kathleen Francis, of Clearlake, California, adopted […] Continue reading Princess Abby Takes Top Prize At 2010 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest